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22/08/2017
The Business Innovation Observatory provides regular evidence on the latest innovative trends in business and industry, including how innovative solutions are developed and brought to market, as well as their impact on the economy.  Read the full First trend report or its Summary.
22/08/2017
Heading a consortium founded with two social economy partners, TISE won the pilot competition of the Ministry of Development entitled "Social obligations as an instrument to improve the performance of social services in the field of Action of the European Social Fund", on the development of the...
22/08/2017
On 26 June, the European Commission released guidelines designed to help companies disclose relevant non-financial information in a more comparable and consistent way. The aim is to improve corporate performance and boost the transparency of companies' environmental and social information. In this...
22/08/2017
The European Commission has published a new call titled: "Improving access by innovative SMEs to alternative forms of finance". Proposals should take into account a) the diverse levels of development of the provision of information on access by innovative SMEs to alternative sources of finance...
22/08/2017
The European Commission invites to its Call for Expression of Interest: SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing them respectively with training,...
17/07/2017
The social economy is a key player and helps to achieve the objectives of all European policies with an external dimension: external and security policy, trade policy, neighbourhood policy, climate change policy, development cooperation and sustainable development policy. However, the lack of an...
17/07/2017
This study describes the situation of and prospects for cooperative banking in the European context, with reference to the models representing the sector in Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy, since those countries have the largest institutions and the traditions of longest standing. The...
07/07/2017
Good Practice Compendium Social enterprises are long-standing agents of inclusive growth and democratisation of the economic and social spheres, and they have proved resilient to economic adversity all the while addressing socio-economic challenges in innovative ways, re-integrating people back to...
06/07/2017
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Banca Etica (BE) have signed the first Social Entrepreneurship guarantee agreement in Italy under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). The European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President, Ambroise Fayolle and the President of Banca Etica...
14/06/2017
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